Category Archives: Geography

The Big Book of Canada: Exploring the Provinces and Territories by Christopher Moore (27)

This book is a treasure throve of information.  Through illustrations and information from the author, this book is a must read for all Canadians. I learned so much about our great and vast country from this book. It is quite … Continue reading

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My Canada: An Illustrated Atlas (228)

This is an endearing book for kids that is informative and inspiring. And it is just in time for our 150th Birthday! This is a book that all readers, even adults, will learn a lot about the different provinces in … Continue reading

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The Colour of Canada by Roy MacGregor (207)

With Canada’s 150th anniversary this year, this book is a timely addition to the literature on Canada and our vast and beautiful country. Beginning with the Northwest Territories and the West, this visually rich and gorgeous book moves through the … Continue reading

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The History of Your Home: Researching Its Past by Lesley Ciarula Taylor (180)

Have you ever wondered who lived in your home before you bought it?  Do you wonder if it was inhabited by people who were good folk? I always wonder who was here before I moved into our 100+ year home.  … Continue reading

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Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada 1967 – 2017 by Christopher McCreery (159)

This is a wonderful book about Canadian History and culture over the past fifty years from 1967 to 2017. The book also contains a wonderful foreword by Jean Vanier, CC, GOQ. The book is as colourful as it is insightful!  … Continue reading

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Writing the Roma: Histories, Policies, and Communities in Canada by Cynthia Levine-Rasky (143)

This is another treasure of a book. This time it is a nonfiction book! I guess relaxing is a good idea when you go to your local library. You get to pick books that are absolutely fascinating! Interestingly, the author … Continue reading

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Great Questions of Canada by Rudyard Griffiths (125)

This is another great classic about Canada and the state of politics and economy. This is a book for the historian and the person who is simply interested in Canada and receiving as much information as possible. This book answers … Continue reading

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